With the mind-blowing success of superhero cinema --ahem, The Avengers-- and last weekend's Motor City Comic Con it's about time we checked in on the local comic book scene.
"What is Detroit Tradecraft?
They're a local organization that's reaching out for creative collaboration and invention among artists, authors, designers and other creators in the Metro Detroit area.
Right now, they're just stretching their legs into the comics arena. They have two issues of a comic, "The Door," that we've edited and published together. You can think of it as a cross between "The Wizard of Oz" and an African folktale.
The other project, Heather Spraga's "Angel Cry," is a gothic fantasy [graphic] novel about a young woman who finds out not only is the world not quite what it seems to be, but her place is far different than she could ever imagine."
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